While conservation plantings protect various resource concerns, the success of these plantings is dependent on making the right management decisions. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Plant Materials Program wants landowners to know they provide technical assistance on forage management to assist with proper grazing recommendations while addressing other conservation concerns. The James E. “Bud” Smith Plant Materials Center, Knox City, Texas recently …
Right now, more than 20-percent of the country is reporting a topsoil moisture surplus. And according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, most of the pastures across the county are benefiting from excessive wetness. Rippey has details on which states have surpluses or shortages of topsoil moisture.
With a few exceptions, mainly here in the Southeast, most of the nation continues to report pastures and rangelands in good to excellent condition. Rod Bain has the story.
It was announced this week that the Alabama Grazing Academy is set for April 17 at the Chilton Research and Extension Center in Clanton. The one-day workshop, hosted by the Alabama Extension animal science and forage team, begins at 8 a.m. and will wrap up about 5:45 p.m. In a release, Alabama Extension forage specialist, Dr. Leanne Dillard, said “Producers will learn about how …
It’s the time of year when cattle producers make decisions concerning weed control for pastures and grass hay fields. Corteva Agriscience Field Scientist, Scott Flynn, explains where producers can see the biggest economic improvement to their operation from weed control.
Corteva Agriscience, the agricultural division of DowDuPont, wants producers to know that GrazonNext® HL herbicide is the easiest way to get broadleaf weeds out of the way of pasture production. And Corteva Pasture Specialist, Jacee May Allred, explains how mixing it with dry fertilizer can make the application process even better.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey has the latest look at pasture and rangeland condition ratings across the country. Pasture and Rangeland Condition Update
This week’s pasture ratings remain relatively steady. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. Latest Pasture and Range Condition Ratings
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey has the latest national pasture and rangeland conditions for the period ending August 12th. Pasture and Rangeland Conditions
A drop in good pasture condition ratings this past week is equivalent to an increase in poor pasture ratings. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, has a detailed look at pasture conditions around the country. Latest Pasture Condition Numbers
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